Simaudio MOON 390 network player / pre amp launching at Munich High End 2018

MOON 390The crafty Canadians at Simaudio will be launching their latest multi-tasking network player/pre amp, the MOON 390 at High-End Munich 2018.

Simaudio’s new MOON 390 Network Player / Preamplifier brings together all you need for a complete high-end listening solution.

This one unit comprises of a DAC, preamplifier, headphone amplifier, phono stage (MM/MC) and also has network streaming capability. In fact, all you will need to add is active loudspeakers in order to enjoy an exceptional audio performance.

Naturally, you could also plug in a power amp and some passive speakers if you were integrating the MOON 390 in to an existing rig.

MOON 390 details

MOON 390Simaudio has basically combined the functionality of the award-winning MOON 350P preamplifier and MOON 380D DAC with the latest high-end streaming architecture. This hands the MOON 390 a host of analogue and digital connection possibilities to suit, no matter how you play your music. In fact, you get no fewer than 7 audio inputs (digital and analogue), an additional 4 HDMI ports, and 4 sets of audio outputs.

MOON 390 rearFurthermore, you will get an outstanding high-resolution streaming experience through music services such as Tidal Masters, Qobuz Sublime+ and Deezer Hi-Fi. This is pretty much guaranteed as the DAC architecture supports PCM (up to 32-bit/384kHz), DSD (up to DSD256) and is MQA certified. It is also Roon Ready and has Bluetooth aptX connectivity.

Finally, the MOON 390 is packing the latest MiND 2 streaming module. MiND 2 (MOON intelligent Network Device) allows the playback of all the most common file formats. Those formats include DSD and MQA (via local files and TIDAL Master files). It also boasts a USB host port, so that you can access music on USB thumb drives. Moreover, it will also stream any digital or analogue input of the 390 to other MiND 2 zones on the same network.

Price and availability

The MOON 390 comes in a black, 2-tone, or silver finish, and will retail at £5,300.

Simaudio will be launching the MOON 390 at Munich High End Show in Atrium 4, Room E-126 (MOON by Simaudio)